Katie Stevenson
Mezzo-soprano

“A fruity force to be reckoned with” (Opera Magazine, May 2016)

Contacts

Ian Stones +44 (0)20 3725 9104
Clare Erskine +44 (0)20 3725 9145

Biography

British mezzo-soprano Katie Stevenson is currently in her final year on the opera course at the Royal Academy of Music, studying with Yvonne Howard and Mary Hill.

In recent months Katie has been the recipient of all three prizes at the Wagner Society Singing Competition, culminating in an invitation to attend the Bayreuth Young Scholars Programme this summer, as well as winning the 2016 Marjorie Thomas Art of Song prize.

On the concert platform Katie will make her BBC Proms debut this season singing Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo.

British mezzo-soprano Katie Stevenson is currently in her final year on the opera course at the Royal Academy of Music, studying with Yvonne Howard and Mary Hill.

In recent months Katie has been the recipient of all three prizes at the Wagner Society Singing Competition, culminating in an invitation to attend the Bayreuth Young Scholars Programme this summer, as well as winning the 2016 Marjorie Thomas Art of Song prize.

On the concert platform Katie will make her BBC Proms debut this season singing Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo. Whilst still a student Katie has a great deal of concert experience, with recent engagements including both Elijah and Messiah with the Grantham Choral Society and upcoming engagements including The Kingdom with Kidderminster Choral Society and The Music Makers at Arundel Cathedral. In recital Katie is a member of the Academy Song Circle and will make her Wigmore Hall debut in 2017 with songs by Stanford, Herbert and Quilter. 

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Contacts

Ian Stones +44 (0)20 3725 9104
Clare Erskine +44 (0)20 3725 9145

Reviews

“Katie Stevenson sculpted Virtù’s and Venere’s lines to striking effect” (Opera Magazine, August 2016)

“As Virtue and Venus, Katie Stevenson deployed a steely mezzo that contrasted nicely with the flirtatious warmth in the voice of Nika Gorič’s Fortuna.” (Bachtrack, May 2016)

“A fruity force to be reckoned with” (Opera Magazine, March 2016)

“Katie Stevenson sculpted Virtù’s and Venere’s lines to striking effect” (Opera Magazine, August 2016)

“As Virtue and Venus, Katie Stevenson deployed a steely mezzo that contrasted nicely with the flirtatious warmth in the voice of Nika Gorič’s Fortuna.” (Bachtrack, May 2016)

“A fruity force to be reckoned with” (Opera Magazine, March 2016) 

“Katie Stevenson similarly raised smiles as sister-in-law – one suspects that covers a multitude of sins – to the Headman.” (Boulezian, March 2016)

“As the Mayor’s sister-in-law — the butt of all the jokes and trickery — Katie Stevenson did not let the comic shenanigans distract her from producing a firm, full-toned melodic line.” (Opera Today, March 2016)